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Rigas Cirks (Circo di Riga)

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Address: Merkela iela 4, Riga 1050, Latvia
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+371 67 213 479

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Christmas show

Due to weather we wanted to have indoor program and had 2 kids in our group. Tickets were reasonable priced. Show is actually quite long having pause in the middle. Second half... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2015
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

Due to weather we wanted to have indoor program and had 2 kids in our group. Tickets were reasonable priced. Show is actually quite long having pause in the middle. Second half did have best performances. Don't take a seat on first row, it is lower than stage.

Thank Vipini
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

If you want a circus that will take your breath away, don't miss this show. Yes there are animals but they seem well cared for and the performances were outstanding. Just how do you train cats to do that ? The fountains are used throughout the performance but the fountain finale is spectacular. We have seen circuses all over the... More 

1 Thank Rick S
Ogre, Latvia
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91 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I went to this place last Summer and I have to say I was surprised that the building looks almost the same way I remember it about 15 years ago. Also not so sure about the whole concept of keeping animals inprisioned like this.

Thank Janis G
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Top show with full action from the start to the end. The cirkus did not only have amazing animals but a beautiful watershow with colours. The best cirkus i have been to. The wiew from the back row was good. No need to buy the first row tickets. A lot of stairs if you are sitting upstairs. We had two... More 

Thank reidunStavanger
Leipzig, Germany
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76 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Went there on the weekend, quite busy. Tickets are reasonable / affordable - you have a good view from all of the seats. The building is old but has it's charme. They will not show any thing you have not seen before, still, I felt very entertained - it is just different. They have a changing programme containing all kinds... More 

Thank Philipp171
Riihimaki, Finland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 December 2014

I was with my husband watching Riga Circus Christmas show. The show included music, familiar fairy tale characters, Santa Claus and very good African dancers. In the show was also animals, like dogs, goats, monkeys and crocodiles and I felt sorry for them. There was quite much spoken Latvian, which we naturally didn't understand, but it didn't matter much. I... More 

Thank Eeva M
Riga, Latvia
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125 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

Memories from childhood brought me baxk here in hope to refresh them.I remember how animals where brought to lobby for pictures and monkey stole a piece of my ice cream. I've been twice recently and unfortunately arena was only half full and arena is screaming for renovation. However,good side of it is show.still liked it and would suggest to others.

Thank BravoJohny
Riga, Latvia
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

The Riga Circus is the oldest fixed-site circus in Europe, I believe. It is in the very city center, and it changes its program twice a year or so. The last time I was there with my nephew/godson, there were illusionists from America of the "show an empty cage, put a scarf in the empty cage, put a cloth over... More 

1 Thank eeuropean2000
Zagreb, Croatia
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Keep in mind it's a historic building and a historic show, and you won't be disappointed. It's not Cirque de Soleil, or Moira Orfei, but a peek into shows that were held hundred or so years ago when it was opened (well, minus the act on motorbikes). In my opinion, the young ones will enjoy it the most, but I'm... More 

Thank LadyGoga
Riga, Latvia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Nice and highly professional performances. Small arena, small lobby, small cloakroom, lack of fresh air. It is a very historical building and you have to keep it in mind. Then it will give you some nice experience.

Thank Vineta S

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